Facts You Need to Understand FuelCell Energy (FCEL) Stock

FuelCell Energy has moved -8.3% so far today on a volume of 3,637,325, compared to its average of 9,957,698. In contrast, the S&P 500 index moved 0.1%.

Over the last 52 weeks, the stock moved -49.1%, with a high of $7.33 and a low of $2.77. During this time, the stock lagged the S&P 500 index by -31.3%. FuelCell Energy, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, sells, installs, operates, and services stationary fuel cell power plants for distributed baseload power generation. The small-cap Industrials company has 382 full time employees and is based in Danbury, CT. FuelCell Energy has not offered any dividends in the last year.

Snapshot of the Company's Negative Margins and Irregular Cash Flows:

2018-10-31 2019-10-31 2020-10-31 2021-10-31
Revenue $89,437,000 $60,752,000 $70,871,000 $69,585,000
Revenue Growth n/a -32.1% 16.7% -1.8%
Gross Margins 3.46% -1.6% -4.53% -15.29%
Gross Margins Growth n/a -146.24% -183.12% -237.53%
Operating Margins -49.9% -76.75% -51.99% -86.08%
Operating Margins Growth n/a -53.81% 32.26% -65.57%
Earnings Per Share $-1.82 $-0.42 $-0.31 $-0.38
EPS Growth n/a 76.92% 26.19% -22.58%
Free Cash Flow $-34,938,000 $-99,872,000 $-69,301,000 $-143,668,000
FCF Growth n/a -185.85% 30.61% -107.31%
LT Debt to Equity 0.47 0.73 0.87 0.12

Basic Valuation Metrics Show Fuelcell Energy Is Overvalued:

Compared to the Industrials sector's average of 21.46, FuelCell Energy has a trailing twelve month price to earnings (P/E) ratio of -9.7 and, based on its Eps guidance of -0.23, an expected P/E ratio of -13.0. The firm's price to earnings growth (PEG) is -0.85, which indicates that the company is undervalued in terms of its expected earnings growth. FuelCell Energy's price to book (P/B) ratio is 1.7 compared to its sector average of 3.7.

There is Mixed Market Sentiment About FuelCell Energy:

8 analysts are following FuelCell Energy and have set target prices ranging from $2 to $5 per share. On average, they have given the company a rating of hold. At today's prices, FCEL is trading -15.05% away from its average analyst target price of $3.52 per share, implying an analyst consensus of some upside potential for the stock. The company has a large percentage of its shares sold short since 11.3% of the company's shares are tied to short positions. Institutions own 45.6% of FuelCell Energy's shares, while the insider ownership rate stands at 0.06%. The biggest shareholder is Blackrock Inc. with a 9.43% stake in the company worth approximately $114,503,670.00.

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